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Terminating an employee on a 457 visa – a guide for employers

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HC Online | 20 Oct 2015, 04:28 PM Agree 0
What are an employer’s obligations upon termination of employment of an employee on a 457 visa? Sarah Thapa provides her tips.
  • Rimmi | 25 Sep 2016, 10:41 AM Agree 0
    As an employer my employee ceased the work in April I waited for solution but didn't work .
    Now is September how can I complaint to immigration can I complaint now or it is too late,
    Employee already applied for ENS 189 visa for permanency
    Plz advice me
    Thanks
  • Sandy | 26 Sep 2016, 09:13 PM Agree 0
    My company sponsorship suspend 2 year.I am still working my 2 year finished on October 9 I suppose company suspend affect my work experience or not
  • Dave | 21 Nov 2016, 07:11 PM Agree 0
    If I resign from my job whilst on a 457 visa, is the employer still bound to pay for flights home? They don't want to agree to this in the deed of release but refer to complying with visa obligations.
  • Dylan | 01 Nov 2017, 04:05 PM Agree 0
    Sarah was so helpful and informative. Answered all questions plus a great article. Well done
  • Nathan | 11 Jan 2018, 06:37 PM Agree 0
    Hi! I was just recently terminated from employment. I am on a 457 visa. I wrote an email to me to our HR Manager but she hasn't replied yet. It has been 3 days and I have sent consecutive emails to follow up on my repatriation request. If the company continues to ignore my email, what other recourse do I have to get the repatriation. I really want to go back home soon but I want the company to shoulder it since it is part of their obligation. I am looking forward to your reply. I hope you can guide me in this process.
  • Anil | 14 Feb 2018, 06:07 PM Agree 0
    Hello,
    I hold a 457 visa sponsored by an employer. I had quit the company last year and the employer had raised for cancellation with the Australian government. However, my visa status is ‘In Effect’ till date. I have now joined back the same company and the employer says – cancellation request is raised and therefore I will not be able to travel with same visa. Could you please advise if there is a way for my employer to withdraw his cancellation request?
    Thank you.
  • Alice | 25 Feb 2018, 11:16 PM Agree 0
    Hi Sarah,

    Is the 1194 Form applicable for 457 Visa cancelation. Can I cancel this visa by myself or the employer has to do it?
    How do I know that when my partner visa is in effect after 457 visa is cancelled?

    Thank you
    Alice
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